Those dancing Northern Lights are among the most impressive natural spectacle in the night sky – and a fascinating photographic motif. Even with enough patience and practice, those images will still need meticulous post-editing.
And though the exposure time might be several minutes, the pictures could still look somewhat colorless, lacking in contrast or be too dark.
This is where the collection of 30 Lightroom presets enters the scene. Get maximum results for your Northern Lights pictures (Aurora Borealis) and choose from ten different basic preset with two exposure variations each. In total, the presets cover a broad variety of possible camera settings and scenes. Take a look at the before-and-after samples and see the amazing results for yourself
Every preset is meant as a starting point. You will always have to fine tune some settings – especially the Color Temperature and the Blacks and Whites under the 'Basic' panel.
If you don't currently own an Adobe Lightroom license, but would like to give it a try, Adobe offers a 30 day free trial version for Mac and PC. All presets will work with a trial version, since it is fully functional.
Typical subjects for this preset pack: Northern Lights / Aurora / Scandinavia / Iceland / Norway / Sweden / Finland / Greenland / Canada / Alaska / Sky / Night / Dark / Night-Sky / Aurora Borealis / Darkness